This book examines several foreign policy decisions that contributed significantly to the coming of the Cold War: President Truman's order to cut back lend-lease to the USSR after the defeat of Germany and the termination of lend-lease to the USSR after Japan's capitulation.
1. The Creation and Renewal of Lend-Lease 2. Organization and Operation of the Special Lend-Lease Program for Russia 3. Policy Formation for the End of Lend-Lease 4. Planning for Postwar Economic Reconstruction 5. Cutback and Termination of Lend-Lease to Russia 6. Russia's Two Requests for Postwar Loans 7. Implementation: The Neglected Phase of the Policy-making Process